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Chess Tournaments/Matches/Camps (May - June 2009) 

Date    
   
Tournament  
   
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16 May  
    
  
Gula Perlis Open Chess Challenge 2009  
   
                 (Perlis)
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the form 
  
24 May      
  
   

SP Setia Simultaneous Chess Challenge          (Shah Alam, Selangor)  
    

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the form   
  
30 May to 3 June          
   
National Chess Championships  
                 (Kuala Lumpur)  FIDE Rated 
   
Details to be   
announced soon.    
   
8 & 9 June  

   
        5th Kids for Chess Camp
               (Kuala Lumpur)    
  
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the form     
 
  
10 to 14 June 
  
  
Penang Open Chess Ch'ship 2009  
               (Penang)    FIDE Rated 
    
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the form   
  
      

SP Setia Simultaneous Chess Challenge         

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SP Setia Berhad will be organizing a simultaneous Chess match between Candidate Master Collin Madhavan (FIDE 2220) and more than 100 players in a bid to break the record for ‘The Most Consecutive Chess Games Played’. The Malaysia Book of Records has endorsed this record attempt. The details of the match are as follows:

 

 Date:   

Time:  

 Venue:     

 

 Sponsors: 

   

24 May 2009 (Sunday)

9 am to 7 pm

Setia Alam Welcome Centre,  
No. 2 Jalan Setia Indah AD U13/AD,  
Setia Alam Seksyen U13, 40170 Shah Alam Alam  

SP Setia Berhad

Some of the rules are as follows:

  • All chess equipment will be provided. 
  • NO Entry fees will be charged to the participants.
  • Open to all players, children and adults.
  • Each participant will also receive a Certificate of Participation and a Chess Gift.

For enquiries and registration, please call (603) 3343 2255.

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5th Kids for Chess Camp
8th & 9th of June
 

Kids for Chess Program & Imagine Software, welcomes you to its 5th Chess Camp for children. The course has been designed to be fun and informative for the absolute beginner, the intermediate player as well as the aspiring tournament player. 


4th Chess Camp 2008

With this camp, we are proud to announce the following list of players who collectively have more than 100 years of chess experience:

  • IM Jimmy Liew 
  • Lim Poay Sim 
  • S. Balen
  • Cikgu Shamsuddin
  • CM Collin Madhavan


3rd Chess Camp 2007

Entry fee is a flat rate of RM 90 per student for the 2-day Chess Camp. All Chess equipment will be provided. If there should be any further enquiries, please feel free to contact Collin Madhavan at ( 03-91316474 or 016-2123578).

The closing date for submitting the forms is 6th of June 2009.

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Penang Heritage City International Chess Open
(FIDE RATED)

Dates: 10 – 14 June 2009
Time control: 90 minutes plus 30 seconds per move
Venue: Dewan Sri Pinang, Penang
  Mr Tan Eng Seong Tel: (60)12-4299517 Email: estan64@streamyx.com 
Mr Tan Eu Hong Tel: (60)12-4882133 Email: euhong@euhong.net
Registration:  Please visit http://chess.euhong.net for online registration  
Entry fees:   
  
  
     
  
   
  

  
  
Free entry for titled player (GM, IM, FM, NM)   
  
Open 

FIDE Rated RM 50 
PCA Member RM 150  
Non-PCA Member RM 180

Challenger 
PCA Member RM 50 
Non-PCA Member RM 80 

Prizes:   
Prize Money  Open (RM)  Challenger (RM) 
1st  
2nd 
3rd 
4th 
5th 
6th 
7th 
8th 
9th 
10th  
Best Lady 
Best PCA 1 
Best PCA 2  
Best PCA 3  
4000
2000
1000
700
500
450
350
300
250
250
250
250
200
200
300 
200 
150 
100 
90 
80 
70 
60 
50 
50 
50
50
50
50

Tournament Regulations 

  • This is an individual tournament, open to all players. 

  • There are two groups of play: Open category for all players, and Challenger category for players rated below 2000 (FIDE ratings) or national rating 1750 and below. 

  • FIDE (International Chess Federation) rules and regulations shall apply. Results will be sent for FIDE rating calculations. 

  • Both groups will be played using the Swiss System, with 9 rounds for Open and Challenger.

  • For the pairings, a Swiss Manager program will be used. 

  • Five minutes before the games start, the Chief Arbiter shall make the announcement accordingly. If any player is not present within an hour after the game is started, he shall lose by default. 

  • FIDE regulations apply for mobile phones, which must be switched off during playing times. Penalty is automatic loss of game. 

  • Officials and players should be smartly attired at all times while in the playing hall. 

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Chess Puzzles 

#55
  
White to play and win.    

#56
 
White to play and win. 

Solution:  


     



   
1.Nxb5!! Bxb5 2.Bxc4+! Bxc4 [2...Kg6 3.Bxb5 Ncxd6 4.Bc6 Kf7 5.b5+-; 2...Kg7 3.Bxb5 Nexd6 4.Bd7+-] 3.d7 1–0 Esquivel – Gongora 2002     
  
   

Solution:            

          
  

  

1.Rc7!!
[1.Rc7 Kxc7 2.Qa7+ Kc6 3.Rc1+ Kd5 (3...Bc5+ 4.Rxc5+ Qxc5+ 5.Qxc5+ Kd7 6.Nb6+) 4.Qe3! (#C5 #CDb6) 4...Bc5 (4...Rb8 5.Qf3+ Kd4 6.Rd1+) 5.Nxc5! (5.Rxc5+!?) 5...Kc6 6.Nxa6+ Kd7 (6...Kb7 7.Rc7+) 7.Qa7+ Ke8 8.Nc7++-]  1–0 Mauro – Druon 2001  
   

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